In the meantime it's full speed ahead for the Norman-Evert love train. She says, "I just love the guy and respect him so much." He says, "I was searching until Chris came into my life." Ralph Waldo Emerson says, The only true gift is a portion of yourself. As you read this, some Hollywood studio head is probably green-lighting a script.
"We still have things apart," Evert said recently, watching a lithe European girl return serves at the Evert Academy. "I have the tennis side of my life. But it's fun to introduce Greg to my world, and it's fun for him to introduce me to his world." Both their worlds, she didn't have to add, were walled gardens in which an Adam and an Eve could reach for apples by day and snuggle by night.
"I don't know how it works in Hollywood," John Evert said later, watching his sister trade volleys with a pigtailed ingenue. "But I can tell you how it's going to work with Greg and Chrissie. Their bond is only going to get stronger and better each day." He shrugged. "It makes me feel good."
In case you were keeping score.